The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is a leader in finding practical solutions to support Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. NAILSMA, a not-for-profit company, has over a decade of experience in delivering complex and challenging programs across north Australia.
Indigenous Australians are responsible for managing over 40% of the land in north Australia and have interests in well over 80% of the north. NAILSMA is making a real difference to finding solutions to support them in their work for future generations.
The IUCN World Parks Congress is a landmark global forum on protected areas held every ten years. As the world’s most influential gathering of people involved in protected area management, it sets the global agenda for the next decade.
NAILSMA takes a leadership role at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 Sydney. NAILSMA has been selected to co-lead Stream 7, 'Respecting Indigenous and Traditional Knowledge and Culture' at the World Parks Congress. Read more
eNews: Maabayj (West Island) Turtle Camp. Every year, the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger Unit and Yanyuwa and Mara families invite paying guests to attend their annual turtle camp. Visitors are accommodated in luxury eco-tents, and can observe and participate in Wundanyuka (sea turtle) monitoring and management. Read more Posted 16/09/2014
eNews: Grant available for Indigenous groups interested in bird research and conservation. A new opportunity for support from BirdLife Australia to Indigenous communities interested in bird research and conservation is now available. Read more Posted 16/05/2014
eNews: New publications available from the ATSEA Regional Demonstration Project. Two publications documenting the Northern Australia Study Tour, conducted in October 2013 as part of the Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Program Regional Demonstration Project, are now available. Read more Posted 09/05/2014
The Information Hub is a great place to discover more about our work in north Australia supporting Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. You will find detailed information about each of our program areas as well as a rich resource of publications, articles, digital story reports and information on north Australian ranger groups. Browse through the site and use the comprehensive search facility to locate your areas of interest.
- Maabayj (West Island) Turtle Camp with li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger Unit - 24th of Sep, 2014
- Turtle camp opportunity with the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Rangers - 25th of Sep, 2013
- World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference 2013 - 26th of May, 2013
- Second Indigenous Experts Forum on Sustainable Economic Development 2013 - 30th of Apr, 2013